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Adult smoking rate plunges in Mass.

Results coincide with potent ads

The Department of Public Health's tobacco-control efforts included an aggressive anti-smoking television ad campaign. The Department of Public Health's tobacco-control efforts included an aggressive anti-smoking television ad campaign. (Makingsmokinghistory.org)
By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / July 31, 2008

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Nearly 8 percent fewer Massachusetts adults smoked in 2007 than the year before, the steepest decline in cigarette use in more than a decade, state health authorities reported yesterday. (Full article: 751 words)

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